Conferences & Masterclasses

From beginner basics, to setting up your own business, to established pro level business advice, our conference and masterclass programme provides in-depth insight into the essentials you need to know to take the next step in your photography journey. Not forgetting the student programme, which will guide anyone currently studying through the realm of 'what to do next'. Take a look at the programmes below.

Beginners' Masterclass - half-day: £10

Turning Pro Masterclass - half-day: £10

Pro Conference (photography) - half-day or two half-days: £10 / £15 respectively

Student Conference: £2.50 per session

16 Mar 2019
  1. £
    10:00 - 10:30
    How travel photography can improve your profile - and your client base

    Learn how working for NGOs can increase your profile and enhance your portfolio.

  2. £
    10:30 - 11:00
    Overcome Your Creative Block

    Why do creatives get into a creative block and how can they overcome it?

    Speakers

  3. £
    11:10 - 11:40
    Colour - the key to emotion

    Learn how to control and manipulate colour in Photoshop and Lightroom from Australian master Rocco Ancora.

    Speakers

  4. £
    11:40 - 12:10
    Survival of the fittest

    Discover the mistakes to avoid in your first year as a pro!

17 Mar 2019
  1. £
    10:00 - 10:30
    How travel photography can improve your profile - and your client base

    Learn how working for NGOs can increase your profile and enhance your portfolio.

  2. £
    10:30 - 11:00
    Overcome Your Creative Block

    Why do creatives get into a creative block and how can they overcome it?

    Speakers

  3. £
    11:10 - 11:40
    Colour - the key to emotion

    Learn how to control and manipulate colour in Photoshop and Lightroom from Australian master Rocco Ancora.

    Speakers

  4. £
    11:40 - 12:10
    Survival of the fittest

    Discover the mistakes to avoid in your first year as a pro!

16 Mar 2019
  1. £
    10:30 - 11:05
    The right tools

    This session will explain common camera features to help you choose the right camera for you.

    Speakers

  2. £
    11:05 - 11:40
    Understanding exposure and choosing a lens

    Andrew takes you through the exposure triangle and the theory of dynamic range.

    Speakers

  3. £
    11:50 - 12:25
    Introduction to editing

    Find out how you can tweak tones and colour in post-production, and learn the most useful controls and tools.

    Speakers to be announced
  4. £
    12:25 - 13:00
    Composing your photos

    Pro wildlife photographer Chris Weston takes you through the essential techniques.

    Speakers

17 Mar 2019
  1. £
    10:30 - 11:05
    The right tools

    This session will explain common camera features to help you choose the right camera for you.

    Speakers

  2. £
    11:05 - 11:40
    Understanding exposure and choosing a lens

    Here Andrew takes you through the exposure triangle and the theory of dynamic range.

    Speakers

  3. £
    11:50 - 12:25
    Introduction to editing

    Find out how you can tweak tones and colour in post-production.

    Speakers to be announced
  4. £
    12:25 - 13:00
    Composing your photos

    Pro wildlife photographer Chris Weston takes you through the essential techniques.

    Speakers

18 Mar 2019
  1. £
    10:00 - 10:30
    Protecting your Intellectual Property

    Protect your work and your business by understanding copyright.

    Speakers

  2. £
    10:30 - 11:00
    Professional pricing - What's your Rate?

    Find out how to you go about setting your day-rate.

    Speakers

  3. £
    11:10 - 11:40
    Essential marketing for photographers

    Don't be daunted by marketing - discover the essentials of promoting your business.

    Speakers

  4. £
    11:40 - 12:10
    Improve the quality of the jobs you get

    Join John Nassari to learn how to show what you can offer.

    Speakers

19 Mar 2019
  1. £
    10:00 - 10:30
    Working on big assignments

    Jack Dickman gives his insight on how to land the big jobs.

    Speakers

  2. £
    10:30 - 11:00
    Finding my creative voice

    Tom gives his insight on what to consider when developing a strong professional identity.

    Speakers

  3. £
    11:10 - 11:40
    The importance of self-initiated projects

    Discover how to generate ideas for projects and make them happen.

    Speakers

  4. £
    11:40 - 12:10
    Creating a photographic story

    Ian Berry takes you through the process of finding a subject you care about.

    Speakers